Simplicity 3250 bustier

by allthepreciousthings on April 11, 2012 · 6 comments

in Vintage Sewing

Here’s a bustier/ bra top I made yesterday from Simplicity 3250. I made it from a 50 cent remnant of luxury satin, found in the $1 bin at my favourite fabric store!

Very comfortable to wear, it’s a one way stretch satin. I thought I’d be clever and sew the 2 ends together at the neck, saving me another set of buttons to wrangle with. The significance of those buttons becomes clear when putting the bustier on – it’s OK, I just have to get hubby to do me up at the back!

Anyway, it was a fun project.

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Nadia Lewis April 11, 2012 at 10:07 pm

What a great summer top!

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parismegs April 12, 2012 at 2:16 am

Beautiful…I am almost ready to start sewing my underwear…its a bit daunting though :-)

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Pam April 12, 2012 at 10:22 am

I think I’m a bit in love with this top:)

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sorbetsurprise April 12, 2012 at 11:29 am

Really lovely!

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Lynda April 12, 2012 at 6:08 pm

Thanks for the comments, everyone! What an awesome blog this is. I’ll be checking in often….

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futuralon April 13, 2012 at 2:04 pm

Wow, great sun top.

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